Vitamin D


Coach’s Corner: Is Sunlight Your New Supplement?

This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Coach's Corner

How much sunlight have you seen today? If you would like to improve your sleep, mood, immune function, or regulate your appetite, this post is for you.   Have you ever thought about sunlight as a necessary element for good health? We all intuitively know that sunlight is energizing and mood-lifting and Dr. Hartman has…


Hormone SERIES Insulin 3 of 3: Nutrients to Improve Insulin Sensitivity

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Hormone SERIES Insulin

In this final post on insulin, we’ll discuss various nutrients that combat insulin resistance and make our bodies more sensitive to this important hormone. People tend to jump straight to nutritional supplements, botanicals, herbals, or homeopathy when dealing with insulin resistance, diabetes, and other hormonal issues. However, the lifestyle factors that we discussed last week…


Why Will the Flu Be Worse This Season?

Influenza is a viral, upper respiratory tract infection that typically, in any given season, affects about 25% of the population. What this means is, over a period of three to four years, pretty much everybody in any given population has been exposed at least once. This also means that as the seasons pass, there’s a…

Mom putting sunscreen on a little girl

How to Choose the Right Sunscreen According to a Functional Medicine Doctor

Do you know the difference between sunscreen and sunblock?

woman enjoying the sunshine

How to Manage Wise Sun Exposure, According to an Expert

Here’s why getting the right amount of sun is critical to your health

Vitamin D Drops Sunshine Vitamin

If You Only Take One Supplement, It Should Be Vitamin D—Here’s Why

Vitamin D: The supernutrient that fights COVID (and almost every other malady, too!)